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12 things to do in Michigan in January 2022

Omicron has numbers rising again so most of our 12 things to do in Michigan in January 2022 are centered around the great outdoors. It’s time to embrace our winter wonderland. January 11 Gallery Chat: Michigan Arts & Artists – Grand Rapids No matter the season, Michigan is home to majestic landscapes, intriguing communities, and talented artists. During this Gallery Chat at the Grand Rapids Art

By |January 8th, 2022|

12 things to do in Michigan in December 2021

Not surprisingly, our 12 things to do in Michigan in December 2021 is all about the holidays. Whether you long for lights, songs, or shops, we've got you covered, and then some. Dec 1-18 Dashing Through the Snow – Marshall How about an original theatrical production to put an extra spark in your holiday fire? This show revolves around the Tannenbaum family as they try to

By |December 4th, 2021|

Christmas tree ships once sailed the Great Lakes

Christmas trees are a popular symbol and decoration for the holiday season. The tradition began in Germany and was brought to America as early as the 1830s by German settlers. They were made popular in 1846 by Queen Victoria of England and her family. Michigan and nearby Chicago had many German settlers living there in the late 1800s. That was also the time of Michigan’s lumber

By |December 2nd, 2021|

10 ideal ways to kick off the 2021 Christmas season

After the past couple of years we’ve had, I’m really looking forward to basking in the joys of the holiday season from start to finish. Each year, Santa seems to start visiting towns earlier and earlier, but this time I’m happy about it. If you are too, and want to start harnessing the Christmas spirit, attend a November celebration. Your own community may be hosting a

By |November 9th, 2021|

Things to do in Michigan in November 2021

Lights are going up, shopping is on everyone’s list, and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Enjoy some special time with family and friends, perhaps at our 12 things to do in Michigan in November 2021. Nov 1-15 IllumiZoo Wild Hues – Grand Rapids Zoos take on a completely different demeanor as night begins to fall. Crowds typically diminish too, but John Ball Zoo has found

By |November 5th, 2021|

Best ways to view Michigan’s fall color from up above.

There are so many ways to enjoy fall leaves in Michigan. Take a walk through the woods, and smile as a leaf picks that moment to drop in front of you. Drive one of our many winding roads and marvel at the colors as they run alongside. Occasionally you’ll happen upon an open area where the palette of hues spreads out before you like a painting,

By |October 2nd, 2021|
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